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FHE: Why Do We Dedicate Temples?

Temples are being built at such a fast pace! There are 141 operating temples on the earth right now. Before every temple can start being used to make sacred covenants, it must be dedicated. Check out this great family home evening lesson on temple dedications! Scripture: D&C 109: 4, 22-23 Hymn: God is in His Holy Temple, Hymn No. 132 or I Love to See the Temple, Children's Hymn Book, No. 95 Lesson:Why Temples are Dedicated Treat: Mint Oreo Truffles or Caramel Pretzel Brownies Activity: Prophets Dedicate Temples Trivia or Spoons Game •View entire lesson...

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Baptisms for the Dead

Our work for the dead bears witness that Jesus Christ will come again to this earth. In the final verses of the Old Testament, Jehovah declared, “Behold, I will send you Elijah the prophet before the coming of the great and dreadful day of the Lord: “And he shall turn the heart of the fathers to the children, and the heart of the children to their fathers, lest I come and smite the earth with a curse.” Check out this FHE lesson on Blessings for the Dead! Scripture: John 3:5 Hymn: When I am Baptized - Children's Songbook #103 Lesson: The Redemption of the Dead and the Testimony of Jesus Treat: Best Big, Fat, Chewy Chocolate Chip Cookie and Strawberries & Cream Pie Recipe Activity: Paper Airplane Competition •View entire lesson...

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Power In Covenants

"I urge each one to qualify for and receive all the priesthood ordinances you can and then faithfully keep the promises you have made by covenant. In times of distress, let your covenants be paramount and let your obedience be exact. Then you can ask in faith, nothing wavering, according to your need, and God will answer. He will sustain you." Check out this FHE lesson on Covenants. Scripture: D&C 25:13 Hymn: Now Let Us Rejoice – Hymns #3 Lesson: Remember Him Through Covenants Treat: Thin Mint Muddy Buddies & No Bake Peanut Butter Pretzel Bars Activity: Flashlight Freeze Tag or Make your own Kaleidoscope •View entire lesson...

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Remember the Lord

When the Church was restored in the latter days, Jesus told Joseph Smiththat it is important for members of the Church to meet together often to partake of the sacrament. Like people in the time of Jesus and people in Book of Mormon times, we take the sacrament to promise (covenant with) Heavenly Father that we are willing to remember Jesus Christ and keep His commandments. Check out this great family home evening lesson on the sacrament. Scripture:D&C 20:75 Hymn:In Our Lovely Deseret, Help Us, O God, to Understand Lesson:Sacrament Service Treat: Chocolate Peanut Butter Cups or Spicy Indian Peanut Snack Activity:Sacrament Trivia, or Marshmallow Tinkertoys View entire lesson...

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Born of Water and of the Spirit

Baptism is an ordinance denoting entry into a sacred and binding covenant between God and man. Men promise to forsake the world, love and serve their fellowmen, Check out this great family home evening lesson on Baptism! Scripture: John 3:5 Hymn: When I Am Baptized or Come, Follow Me Lesson: We Must Be Born of Water and of the Spirit Treat: Strawberry & Chocolate Nachos or Raspberry-Mango Smoothie Activity:Share Your Experiences with Baptism and the Spirit, Hide and Seek or Marco Polo •View entire lesson...

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Baptism

When we think of missionary work, we often think of baptism. It is the first ordinance of the gospel. It is an action we take to show our willingness & desire to come unto Christ. Baptisms are special & sacred experiences are not forgotten. Check out this great family home evening lesson on baptism! Scripture: John 14:15 Hymn: When I am Baptized or Come, Follow Me Lesson: Baptism Treat: Pumpkin Spice Hot Chocolate or Apple Enchiladas Activity: Mother May I?, Memorized Baptism Covenants, Share your Baptism Experience •View entire lesson...

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